SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:RIGL) today announced that it will report its first quarter 2017 financial results after market close on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Rigel senior management will follow the announcement with a live conference call and webcast at 5:00pm Eastern Time (2:00pm Pacific Time) to discuss the financial results.
Participants can access the live conference call by dialing 855-892-1489 (domestic) or 720-634-2939 (international) and using the Conference ID number 11028280. The conference call will also be webcast live and can be accessed from Rigel's website at www.rigel.com. The webcast will be archived and available for replay after the call via the Rigel website.
About Rigel (www.rigel.com) Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a clinical-stage biotechnology company dedicated to the discovery and development of novel, targeted drugs in the therapeutic areas of immunology, oncology and immuno-oncology. Rigel's pioneering research focuses on signaling pathways that are critical to disease mechanisms. The company's current clinical programs include clinical trials of fostamatinib, an oral spleen tyrosine kinase (SYK) inhibitor, in a number of indications. The company submitted a NDA to the FDA for fostamatinib in patients with chronic and persistent immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) in April 2017. Rigel is also conducting Phase 2 clinical trials with fostamatinib in autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA) and IgA nephropathy (IgAN). In addition, Rigel has two oncology product candidates in development with partners BerGenBio AS and Daiichi Sankyo.